Dhenuka Radhakrishnan

Scientist, CHEO Research Institute

Dr. Dhenuka Radhakrishnan is a pediatric respirologist and Director of the Asthma Program at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa, and adjunct ICES Scientist. At the CHEO Research Institute, she is the Captain of the Data Driven Discoveries team and Academic Lead for Research Informatics.

Dr. Radhakrishnan’s research focus is to measure predictors of childhood respiratory morbidity and improve care delivery through the use of large data, and advanced analytics including artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Research Projects

  1. Emergency department visit count: a practical tool to predict asthma hospitalization in children


    We identified 2669 patients with 3300 asthma ED visits. ED visit count was an independent predictor of future hospitalization risk (p < 0.001), demonstrating a dose-dependent response.

  2. Generational Patterns of Asthma Incidence among Immigrants to Canada over Two Decades. A Population-based Cohort Study


    Incidence of asthma was compared between immigrants from different regions of the world and long-term Ontario residents and their children, with the aim of providing further insight into the influence of environmental exposures on the development of asthma.